I like you seizing on the "As you know..." part. Site by Celis Design. I don't think if I had not written that essay and developed that rapport, he would have approached this thinking at this moment in the same way. A name change … Or in a case of like the wider clear rums, and I mean very dry and clean and light, the third one is a rum agricole that's made from fresh press juice. "Plantation" really had next to nothing to do with glorifying that past. Dan Pashman: And the stories get changed and distorted and the heroes become bigger and stronger and better over time. The new name was selected in a vote by the not-for-profit continuing care retirement community’s residents and staff. You can infuse the rum with ginger, which will also add a little more bite to it. Dan Pashman: Emma had made the point when we talked. Each week on our show, we obsess about food to learn more about people. And now there are new developments to share, and to discuss. “Many people are afraid to admit that they were blind to the fact that it is racist,” she said. Aunt Jemima, Uncle Ben's, and Mrs. Butterworth's are all planning branding changes; Land O’Lakes and Bigelow Tea already had similar changes in the works before George Floyd’s killing. Inspired by the social unrest spurred by the death of Mr. Floyd, a Black man who died after a Minneapolis police officer pinned him to the ground by the neck for more than eight minutes, Mr. Auguste started a petition to change the name of Plantation. So one thing to bear in mind is that there are three main cultural styles of rum. I mean, that can take years for people to come up off of. And they're going to get like more raw natural flavor. Change Linux Partition Disk Label Names. Dan Pashman: Maybe we should just like record thing straight to tape here because we're dealing with some news. Subscribe "For too long has the City of Plantation allowed for its name to be a symbol of its racist confederate past," wrote Dharyl Auguste, who posted on Change.org. I think from a philosophical point of view, they have an opportunity to introduce a new way of talking about these issues. What are your thoughts on this announcement? But Lynn Stoner, the mayor of Plantation, does not necessarily share this opinion. Uncle Nearest is a project that was started maybe three or four years ago to draw attention to the fact that the formula for Jack Daniel's was in fact created by an African-American gentleman and that he and his family oversight a distillery for at least three generations. So that’ll add a little more spice and bite to it. Why do you feel like that's a more important area to focus on? Osayi Endolyn: Yeah. Finally, we talk with Shannon Mustipher, a bartender, rum expert, and author of Tiki: Modern Tropical Cocktails. Before we got to the topic of plantation rum, we asked Shannon what we should be drinking now that it’s summer. As writer who happens to often to write about food? The name of my street means a place where black slaves were forced to work, in horrible conditions and were often whipped and punished, and sometimes killed. Let me put some essential oil. Why did Bigelow change the name of its, Charleston Tea Plantation to Charleston Tea Garden. If you like things that are a little on the funkier side and you want to experience like those wild raw floral notes are like a big fruit nose. It is an accurate description but I don't think of myself as a food writer. The Estate (Plantation before the Definitive Edition) is an economic building in Age of Empires III that is available once the Fortress Age is reached (if the "Advanced Estate" Home City Card has been sent, it can be built in the Exploration Age). We have deluded ourselves.”, ‘Not a Welcoming Name’: Calls to Drop ‘Plantation’ Gain Steam Nationwide. That's what I was trying to get away from. Osayi Endolyn: Yes. It’s a real loss. So I'm torn about myself and stuff that. It's expensive. And in this conversation, also, some really incredible things emerged, too, like rum. Osayi Endolyn: I always love chatting with Shannon, I wish I was having her Painkiller right now. We're putting this episode together quickly. But fuck that. So in Martinique, which is a national drink, there's a saying, "Chacun prépare sa propre mort," which means everyone prepares their own death. "Plantation" has some negative connotations in the US -- where it has an association with slavery -- and for some in N. Ireland where Scots and English were brought in to supplant the Irish. Article by David Hinkson. It comes in … I just kind of took it at face value. The new name, 'Perfectly Mint', should finally be on all the shelves soon." Dan Pashman: Right. Got it. What are people who use the word "plantation" in names of dishes like Plantation Chicken and Plantation Rice trying to evoke? In the meantime make sure you check out last week’s episode with writer Kiese Laymon. Yeah. So fuck that. Dan Pashman: A couple of notes.You heard Shannon and Osayi mention the story of Nearest Green, the enslaved man who taught Jack Daniel how to make whiskey. 2008;99(Pt 2):293-306. A Change.org petition started June 7, 2020 urges Beaufort County leaders to demand the word “plantation” be taken off gated community signs and marketing materials. I prefer rums that don't have sugar added to them. Osayi Endolyn: Well, some of us react negatively. As it happens we’re prepping a show on that story. And Osayi, the change that has brought us together today…Plantation Rum, the product that inspired your piece, it inspired our original episode on this subject, they announced last week that they will be changing the name. So it’s little. I can't listen to this anymore. As it happens we’re prepping a show on that story. Dan Pashman: I should say real quick, Alexandre is French. Mark Shuttleworth and Robert Collins were discussing about the first version of Ubuntu. Got it. Osayi Endolyn: Yes, this is very exciting. I’m excited to be looking at American restaurants through the lens of...,surprise! In fact, she’s the one who served it to us our cocktails at Glady’s Rum Bar, in our original plantation episode. Dan Pashman: Alright well congratulations. Plantation Rum confirms that its rum production methods and the liquid inside the bottle will not change. So the idea that like that they are now gonna claim this has been a long time coming, I mean, really what seems like is they just held out as long as they possibly could until they were placed into a position where they had no choice. But he politely declined. And it's just kind of like a superficial glossing over. I mean, there is so much masking and we learn about passive versus active in like what....like third grade? But it's like you can't change what actually took place. Osayi Endolyn: Yes. And so I support the decision to change it, but I just think that at least within the spirits industry we should be asking ourselves, how far do we let this go? It's actually by design and in the early part of the 20th century, the Great Migration begins, many Black Americans are moving north in search of opportunity. “We have to be more than not racist — we have to be antiracist.”. Listen to this line from the website of the history section of the Charleston Tea Garden's website. That for me is the immediate connection. Yeah. According to Mr. Auguste, images of toppled monuments to slaveholders and Confederate generals fueled him to take action. We’re Proud of Our Recipe. Food, to me, is a paradoxical way to get into all of the mess of what we are. I’m from New Jersey. Emma had made the point when we talked. According to Ms. Wojcikiewicz, whose petition currently has over 8,000 signatures, a manager of the Hilton Head Plantation development had not entirely shot down the idea of changing the name of the development. And one of the recurring themes is sort of like, we must keep telling the stories so that people don't forget that it happened. Plimoth Plantation Is Changing Its Name to Be More Inclusive of Its Wampanoag History. Got it. Just own it. Osayi Endolyn: Honestly, I hear that. I also think what we do behind that gesture matters just as much. Dan Pashman: That's so interesting that they serve it and that you mix it yourself. , he weaves together themes of disordered eating, anti-Blackness, and growing up in the south. And it was really nice to get that news directly and to hear a little bit about his thinking that preceded it. If you can't do that, I love any Panama rums that are produced or consulted on by Don Poncho. So it’s little. But just kind of collectively, you know, watching many companies have this conversation much closer to home, by the way in terms of American brands, which we'll get into later. Maybe there's a pitcher of sweet tea on the veranda. When we went to your bar and I was like, I know there's only one to three ingredients in here but I don't feel I could ever make it taste this good. Gina Raimondo signed an executive order Monday that could change the state's official name to exclude a portion that has ties to slavery. To me, she really represents the long history of black bartenders in the U.S., who haven't gotten much credit for their ingenuity and their craft. And there's a quote here from Alexandre, “As the dialog on racial equality continues globally, we understand the hurtful connotation the word, "plantation", can evoke to some people. It was carried out by black women. Password. That's like on the plantation events spaces here in the U.S.A., say "The workers". I should say real quick, Alexandre is French. So on the. Open the Root Terminal. Let me tell you. “We can’t ignore how painful that is for Black Rhode Islanders to see that and have to see that as part of their state’s name. Dan Pashman: So how do you think of yourself? It was a look at the use of the word "plantation" in food branding. It would be so refreshing for a brand to speak authentically to where they actually are and now where they think it is politically advantageous for them to appear to be. Although they call them servants, they’re not saying they’re slaves but that’s exactly what they were. Osayi Endolyn: I wouldn't say it's superficial, but it's just symbolic. And this is true of a lot of distillation in the American South. Named “Plantation Mint,” possible racial connotations led to the product’s removal from dining services locations. And then for, let's say, a Spanish style rum I tend toward Panamanian rums because they tend to take the lead from old Cuban styles of production. She added that she was taught to treat everyone equally. It's just not the whole story. I mean, I just want the story to reflect what actually happened. Shannon Mustipher: No. He was able to connect the dots from our conversations in, I think that was 2017, to this moment. Show. Bonbonnet, France – Plantation Rum announced on June 29 that its brand name will change.The Plantation portfolio is a collection of award-winning rums, … Across the country, people are working to change the names of neighborhoods, developments and subdivisions that include the word “plantation.” In Hilton Head, S.C., efforts to change the names of gated communities and resorts are unequivocally about Black people. And then a lime disc. So Dan, you remember from our first conversation about the brand, Plantation Rum. You should see the completion of this change around the nation over the next few months. One of the things I've been thinking about lately, you know, I'm Jewish and I grew up learning about the Holocaust. Like the idea like the narrative is about the bushes? Dan Pashman: In what few ways? And I’ve never even experienced that. Published on June 30, 2020 The fallout from the protests against racial injustice following the killing of George Floyd and other African Americans at the hands of police officers has reached Barbados, leading a company with business ties here to take … It’s painful.”. And the stories get changed and distorted and the heroes become bigger and stronger and better over time. At least it creates the opportunity for healing. And I'm moderating a panel for the Freedom Festival around food and activism and anti-racism. It's two ounces of Jamaica rum. Plantation Rum to change name 30th June, 2020 by Nicola Carruthers Maison Ferrand will rename its Plantation Rum brand to support racial equality in light of recent events. Dan Pashman: I just want to read a bit from the press release just to give folks an idea of the announcement. Especially the pineapple rum. For too long has the City of Plantation allowed for its name to be a symbol of its racist confederate past. If not more, because if all you're asking for is changing the name in some kind of superficial I would say lip service sort of thing, you're not actually asking for what I think would be of a meaningful change. When we went to your bar and I was like, I know there's only one to three ingredients in here but I don't feel I could ever make it taste this good. As you know we embarked on this journey years ago. A new logo celebrates 2020 as the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrims’ arrival. Three quarters ounce of grenadine, half an ounce of fresh lime juice and two dashes of Angostura bitters. And then also, this got less attention, but Bigelow also owns the. Plantation and the areas surrounding it are a diverse melting pot th Dan Pashman: And Osayi, the change that has brought us together today…Plantation Rum, the product that inspired your piece, it inspired our original episode on this subject, they announced last week that they will be changing the name. English style rums tend to be a little kind of like heavier bodied, a little earthier, a little less sweet. But her one quick thing was like, "Well it might be interesting if one of them has a specifically interesting reason for having changed.". Osayi Endolyn: I mean, I'm not that curious. Even before, was even an idea in Margaret Mitchell's head, you have an image of the south that is leisurely, that is wealthy and in which blacks play the role of servant. And over cocktails made with Plantation Rum, you said…. Who was making the attempts and who was directing and who was being forced to make these attempts. It can be Gedit, Xeditor, vi, nano - any graphical or console app you like.It contains your current PC name. The big white house with the pillars, a bountiful feast, it’s a very romantic image. Hold on. The last black bartender who got a platform to share their recipes in the book was Tom Bulluck. Dan Pashman: As history professor Karen Cox told us, all these black people north make white people in the north very nervous. Another person we really want to talk to about all this. I'm done. In Plantation, Fla., Mr. Auguste has two options to get the city to change its name. How do we hold both of those truths at the same time? You can imagine, some music underneath you that like... Vibes. Is that still the appropriate title? He was extremely attentive and empathetic to that when I spoke to him a few years ago. Now, that word doesn’t refer to specific spices or cooking methods, it doesn’t tell you anything about a food or drink but it still pops up all the time. Right? If you can get Cuban rum, by all means, go with it. Yeah. Conversations about a name change have been going on … That one will be out later this summer. There is an interesting story behind this naming convention. You just happen to have caught me in a existential moment. As I mentioned earlier, Shannon also ran the drinks program at Glady’s, a rum bar in Brooklyn, until Glady’s closed a few weeks ago because of COVID. Plantation High School also has … That episode came out last fall, we re-posted it a few weeks ago because it won a Webby Award, and because it seemed especially relevant to discussions going on in the country. Osayi Endolyn: Yeah. I think the copy needs a full reboot. What are your thoughts on this announcement? Shannon Mustipher: Yeah. It’s up now. Why did Bigelow change the name of its Charleston Tea Plantation to Charleston Tea Garden with no explanation? Shannon Mustipher: I'll use a whiskey example. That's always been my philosophy. It's two ounces of Jamaica rum. I need all the help I can get. Right. And so I support the decision to change it, but I just think that at least within the spirits industry we should be asking ourselves, how far do we let this go? It's more about glorifying the land the product is derived from. He is someone who works with a lot of black people in Barbados, who are deeply involved in various iterations of this rum and he's accountable to them, too. I met her a couple of years ago a conference called, Resistance Served and I wrote about her in an article for the Los Angeles Times, last year when her book came out, Tiki: Modern Tropical Cocktails. And it turned out there was a French interpretation behind it but how I read it was kind of celebratory in a way that that struck me as as odd. Dan Pashman: Alright Osayi, so when we first mapped out this episode, there were several other conversations we really wanted to have. And now they have begrudgingly and with as little fanfare and discussion as possible made the change. Yeah. But what if things got to the point where people demanded that Jack Daniel's changed the name to reflect that truth? This was done more because it was the logical thing to do and the easiest way to be identified than it was through affection for the master. You should drink what you like. And marketers from New York to Hollywood see an opportunity. He's a very defining figure in rum. Don Poncho formerly worked in Cuba in a government position, in their rum industry. They start creating products, books, and movies that remind white people in the north of a time when life was easy and affluent. That's what I was trying to get away from. That really helps out our show and ensure that you won't miss future episodes. I think I would have just liked to see something a bit more empathetic and holistic. The Charleston Tea Garden is located about twenty miles south of Charleston, South Carolina on Wadmalaw Island.Owned by the Bigelow Tea Company, it grows the tea sold under the brand name American Classic Tea and Charleston Tea Garden from the Camellia sinensis plant. Dan Pashman: So what's...food writers? And I remember the daiquiri you made me, Shannon. , where I talk with writer Kiese Laymon. And follow her on Instagram. Because the City of Plantation wasn’t incorporated until 1953, many — including Ms. Stoner — believe that its name is exempt from the correlation with slavery. Yeah. Gabriela Koster, who moved to Plantation, Fla., in 2006, agrees. It's not hard to tell the truth. But what really matters is changing the story we tell. CLIP (KIESE LAYMON): It's just a conflation of all these things. 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